Nanango Country Veterinary Services

"Caring for your Best Friends"
Ph: 4163 3388

Our Staff

 

Our Vet

Kathy Webb BVSc (Hons) MANZCVSc (Medicine of Horses) MAnimSc (Farm Consultancy) BA 

Principal Veterinarian

Kathy moved to the district in 1987, loved the area and the community and married a local cattleman. 

Qualifications and accreditations include:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours)
  • Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Medicine of Horses)
  • Master of Animal Science (Farm Consultancy)
  • FEI 4* Endurance Veterinarian
  • FEI 4* Endurance Treatment Veterinarian
  • AERA/QERA Endurance Veterinarian
  • Post-Graduate Horse Dentistry Course including Power Float techniques
  • Accredited in Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluations
  • Accredited in Cattle Pregnancy Testing
  • Accredited in Microchipping
  • Accredited in Hendra Vaccinating
  • Accredited in Restraint by Tranquillization Darting

​Memberships include:

  • Australian Small Animal Veterinarians
  • Australian Cattle Veterinarians
  • Equine Veterinarians Australia
  • Sheep, Camelid and Goat Veterinarians

At home, Kathy enjoys the company of the family pet dogs, Harry and Buttons, and the family cats Pippa and Ben. Horses also remain a special part of Kathys' life.  Monty, an Appaloosa Quarterhorse purchased from a client as a foal many years ago, is still active and a very important member of the  team on the family cattle property "Gibbarnee". Kathys' Arabian mare Kholonial Tapestry foaled late 2018 to AI here at the clinic. A handsome Quarab foal was produced. 

 

Our Veterinary Support Team

Serena Barber Veterinary Assistant 

Enrolled Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing 

Serena hails from Wondai and loves horses. Having completed work experience with the clinic in 2009, Serena continued on staff as a veterinary assistant for some time. Serena then concentrated on her Miniature Horse Stud 'Painted Crystal Miniatures', competing at both State and Nationals as a member of the Australian Miniature Horse Society, the Miniature Horse Association of Australia and the Independent Miniature Horse Registry. Serena then re-joined the clinic staff, and is working towards her Cert IV completion. Apart from owning 13 miniature horses and 2 American Shetlands, Serena shares her home (figuratively speaking) with her 2 menfolk (including her gorgeous little boy), 2 dogs, a Sharpei x called Dory, and a Border Collie called Pup. 

 

Katelyn Beresford Veterinary Assistant

Katelyn grew up here in the district, and enjoys helping out on the family farm with the cattle, dogs, horses and irrigation crops. Now studying at University in Brisbane, Katelyn has joined the staff to assist here when her hours allow, mostly on Saturday mornings. Katelyn is very interested in veterinary work and animals in general. 

 

Sarah Haack Veterinary Assistant 

Certificate II in Animal Studies

Sarah has headed off to the ''big big smoke''. All the best Sarah. Thanks for your help here this year. 

 

Karrie Ashby  Veterinary Assistant

Certificate II in Animal Studies 

Karrie has been an integral part of the Clinic team for many years. Karrie originally completed a school-based traineeship through the local High School, gaining a Certificate II in Animal Studies at the end of 2014.

Karrie has 2 dogs, a Boxer named Rambo and a Border Collie named Rascal, plus has now added a little Dachshund called Amani (expensive tastes!). Karrie loves to ride her horse Jewels....when she can catch her. Karrie now also has a Clydesdale named Belle, who is quiet, steady and beautiful...but slowwww, and the newest addition is a green Quarterhorse filly. Attendance at Nanango Ladies Panthers games, Campdrafts, Rodeos,  PBR Competitions and Ute Shows occupy most of Karries' spare time.

Ryan Webb Helper

Ryan has grown up as a son of the clinic and really enjoys helping the Veterinarian (his mum) when he is here. We greatly appreciate our clients saying hi to Ryan and encouraging him. Ryan spent 2016 at TAFE learning numeracy, literacy and hospitality, and now works at Kingaroy Kitchens 3 days a week. Here he is pictured with one of the family dogs Harry (who's actually a girl dog but named after Harry Potter). 

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